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  • 18 Jun 2018 9:40 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Whilst the precise methods may vary, the essence of APP fraud is that a payer such as a bank account holder (the Payer) consents to a payment to a hitherto unknown third party account.

    https://www.mishcon.com/news/briefings/the-regulatory-response-to-authorised-push-payment-fraud-an-update

  • 11 Jun 2018 3:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Former Premier League footballer Colin Hendry said he will be seeking compensation if an investigation into Kingsbridge Asset Management proves its staff conspired to defraud a large number of its high net worth clients.


    https://portfolio-adviser.com/football-legend-says-asset-manager-fraud-bankrupted-him/

  • 11 Jun 2018 3:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Life savings have been stolen from TSB accounts by fraudsters "exploiting" the bank's IT problems, with 1,300 people losing money.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44385710

  • 11 Jun 2018 3:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    TSB chief executive Paul Pester has apologised “profusely” to customers who suffered fraud as a result of the IT problems that caused chaos for the bank as he appeared for a second time before MPs.


    http://www.itv.com/news/2018-06-06/tsb-overwhelmed-by-fraud-reports-after-it-problems-says-chief-executive/

  • 11 Jun 2018 3:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The suspected organised crime group has allegedly laundered millions of pounds through retail banks in the City of London.

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1046/eight_people_arrested_as_part_of_a_suspected_mone

  • 11 Jun 2018 3:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A young man from Enfield who allowed his account to be used by fraudsters to transfer funds has was sentenced at Inner London Crown Court, and received a 12 month community order and 280 hours of unpaid work.


    https://www.financialfraudaction.org.uk/news/2018/06/06/sentencing-of-26-year-old-money-mules-from-enfield-serves-as-stark-warning/

  • 11 Jun 2018 3:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 received Royal Assent on 23 May 2018. Prior to this Act the UK's domestic sanctions regimes were confined to terrorism legislation.


    http://www.mondaq.com/uk/x/708234/White+Collar+Crime+Fraud/Sanctions+And+AntiMoney+Laundering+Act+2018

  • 03 Jun 2018 9:23 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The policy development update provides some information on recent and upcoming FCA publications but should not be regarded as comprehensive.

    https://www.fca.org.uk/news/policy-development-update

  • 03 Jun 2018 9:21 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    With UK finance fraud losses standing at £618 million in 2016 (Financial Fraud Action UK), fraud is no laughing matter.


    https://www.finextra.com/blogposting/15398/juggling-authentication-techniques-to-prevent-fraud-and-comply-with-gdpr

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